verb (used without object), ho·seyed, ho·sey·ing. Informal. New England.
Examples from the Web for hosey
"A shrewd fellow that same Hosey must be to put things together in this fashion," said Jack.
"Sure I'm only rowling a wisp of straw on my leg," replied Hosey.Tales And Novels, Volume 4 (of 10)|Maria Edgeworth
Hosey Brewster looked down at his own big bulk, then around the great furnace room.Half Portions|Edna Ferber
"Mrs. Miles Creegan, the other brother's widow," said Hosey, lathering away and talking with breathless rapidity.
"You're finished now, Captain," said Hosey, presenting him with a small cracked looking-glass.